Dynamics NAV

Blogs, articles and insights about Microsoft Dynamics NAV, formerly known as Navision.

Simplifying the Formulas For Consuming Bulk Vs. Raw Materials

By | 2017-10-31T12:54:36+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, ERP, Process Manufacturing|

For many process manufacturers, it’s not uncommon to have multiple processing stages needed in order to arrive at the final item(s). A typical scenario is to first consume raw materials to create WIP, or bulk, which might reside in a container for a period of time. Then, when it is time to produce the finished goods, the WIP, or bulk, that has been sitting in the container, is then used to make the finished products. Read More Simplifying the Formulas For Consuming Bulk Vs. Raw Materials

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Automated Lab Calculations Simplify Paint and Coatings Formula Management

By | 2017-10-26T10:56:51+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, ERP, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing|

For many paint and coatings-based manufacturers, having the ability to dynamically analyze formula specifications can be critical to the product development process. As the quantity of an item changes, it can be a great asset to be able to see the affect on one of the many specifications pertinent to the product. Being able to view formula specifications, such as the VOC, can be critical to product development and the reduction of errors. Read More Automated Lab Calculations Simplify Paint and Coatings Formula Management

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Automated Lab Calculations Simplify Nutritional Value Adjustments

By | 2017-10-26T11:09:57+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, ERP, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing|

For many food and beverage manufacturers, having the ability to dynamically analyze nutritional information can be critical to the product development process. As the quantity of an ingredient changes, it can be a great asset to be able to see the affect on one of the many nutritional values pertinent to the product. The automation of this functionality can eliminate costly errors and free up valuable resources. Read More Automated Lab Calculations Simplify Nutritional Value Adjustments

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Throw an MRP Party to Boost Business

By | 2017-10-27T14:02:24+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Dynamics 365, Dynamics AX, Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, ERP, Process Manufacturing|

In process manufacturing, conducting material requirements planning (MRP) is crucial to ensuring on-time shipments, minimizing inventory carrying costs and keeping customers happy. Still, if not given the attention it deserves, it can set a company back and hurt customer service. Companies may carry out their MRP processes using an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system or even by hand. However they do it, there are proven steps they can follow to make MRP an asset to their operation that enhances performance and enables growth. Read More Throw an MRP Party to Boost Business

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Proposed Cost Entry

By | 2017-10-30T13:08:34+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, ERP, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing|

For many manufacturers, it’s not uncommon to receive notice from a vendor of upcoming price increases. Prices change, it happens. As these prices change, companies need to be able to quickly determine the effect on the cost of finished products as it relates to future profitability. From the Proposed Cost Entry window, users can create a Proposed Cost ID where they can enter a new theoretical cost for a purchased ingredient. It’s important to keep in mind, this does not have to be a comprehensive list of all items – it can simply include as many or little items as needed for this analysis. Read More Proposed Cost Entry

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Business Owner’s Guide for Replacing Accounting Software

By | 2017-10-30T13:32:41+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Cloud Readiness, Cloud Whitepapers, Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, ERP, White Paper|

Today’s customers are increasingly accustomed to instant access, self-service and many buying options. More than ever before, businesses

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The Inventory Challenge: Are you Accounting for All Costs?

By | 2017-11-06T12:59:19+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, ERP, Process Manufacturing|

A common challenge for manufacturers is discerning the actual costs necessary to produce finished goods. The importance of identifying the true cost of produced goods

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Get Lean in Manufacturing & Distribution with Dynamics NAV

By | 2017-11-06T13:47:55+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Dynamics NAV, ERP, Manufacturing|

From MICROSOFT DYNAMICS NAV IS OLD TECHNOLOGY WEIGHING YOUR COMPANY DOWN? GET LEAN, DRIVE GROWTH WITH AFFORDABLE ERP and MOBILITY SOLUTIONS   Though some manufacturing

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Dynamics NAV Tip: Using the Navigate Feature Can Help Find Posted Documents

By | 2017-11-07T14:51:34+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Dynamics NAV, ERP|

In order to search NAV for posted documents and related entries, you can use the “Navigate” function to find all related entries. a. You

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Is your formula management system outdated and inefficient?

By | 2017-11-07T16:17:28+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, ERP, ERP Comparison, Manufacturing, Manufacturing ERP Options, Process Manufacturing|

Is your formula management system outdated and inefficient? For most manufacturers, there is a high level of importance placed on the tracking of accurate

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June 2016 Microsoft Dynamics & NetSuite Tips and Tricks

By | 2017-11-09T11:22:39+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Cloud, CRM, Dynamics AX, Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, ERP|

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Use the Post Feature to Share Information that Is Not Activity Related As is often the case, you probably receive information

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